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their on ideas. president obama is putting improving the economy front and center in his state of the union address. >> if you work hard and everybody gets a fair shot and shake, everybody plays by the same set of rules, and if we did that together, our nation will be stronger. >> reporter: the president is giving the annual speech before congress and the american people with unemployment hovering around 8%. drastic cuts in domestic programs and military spending are also getting ready to sock the economy if the president and congress can't reach a deal to stop them. >> first thing many of us will be listening for tonight is the president's plan for controlling spending and replacing the obama sequester. >> reporter: the president will make room in his speech to address north korea's nuclear test and plans to announce that 34,000 u.s. troops will be home from afghanistan by this time next year. president obama is also expected to speak about new gun laws. with many victims of gun violence in the chamber, some of those victims stood at a senate hearing ear
. >> reporter: the obama administration is warning americans to get ready for nationwide flight delays. transportation secretary ray lahood says if next week's automatic spending cuts go through, he will be forced to cut air traffic controllers. >> flights to major cities like new york, chicago and san francisco and others could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours. >> reporter: republicans accuse the white house of using scare tactics to force them into a budget deal. president obama called mitch mcconnell and john boehner thursday. he told al sharpton's radio listeners the gop appears willing to let the cuts go through. >> their basic view is that nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations and they would prefer to see these kinds of cuts. >> reporter: democrats say if the cuts go through, dozens of federal agencies will have to trim workers affecting everyone from food inspectors to fbi agents. but republicans believe the cuts are being blown out of proportion. house majority leader eric c
looming and jobs on the line, president obama surrounded himself with police and firefighters to send a message to congress. emergency workers are just one group who will lose jobs unless lawmakers avoid the latest fiscal deadline. $85billion in cuts known has the sequester are set to take effect in 10 days. obama warns the effects would be felt across the board. >> fbi agents will be furloughed. thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off. >> reporter: the pentagon faces the biggest cuts. about $46 billion. >> the way they cut the defense budget is the worst possible way and it's the most inefficient way and it's the what that i will do the motion damage to our security. >> reporter: -- the most damage to our security. >> reporter: the president wants to put off the sequester to get a budget deal. it was supposed to kick in january 1 but was pushed back following "fiscal cliff" negotiations. president obama wants a debt solution that includes spending cuts and tax increases. but many republicans have no interest in more tax hikes. >> let
% and near their all- time highs. the nasdaq is up 6% to its best level in 12 years. >>> president obama's state of the union address is expected to focus on the economy. he is set to address job creation and age growth tomorrow night. the president says he will also discuss upcoming budget fights including the march 1 deadline for automatic defense and domestic cuts known as the sequester. and you can watch the state of the union tomorrow night at 6:00 right here on kpix 5. and we'll have a special edition of kpix 5 news right after. >>> last night's 55th annual grammys had plenty of high notes. ben tracy takes us back stage to show us the big numbers and special moments. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: a grammy performance is meant to be memorable so the three guys known as the band "fun" were caught "singin' in the rain." ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: taylor swift was the ringmaster of her own on- stage circus. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: rhianna gave one of the more intimate performances of the night. >> the grammy goes to somebody that i used to no.
senate committee expected to hold a hearing on that bill in the next few weeks. >>> president obama presented the nation's second highest civilian honor to 6 teachers killed at sandy hook elementary school. the women were among 18 given the presidential citizens medal during a ceremony at the white house this morning. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> earlier this week in his state of the union address, the president called on congress to vote on new gun legislation in the memory of victims of gun violence. >>> that carnival cruise ship triumph is finally towed to a repair yard. >> while passengers finally return home. >> roses are red, violates are blue, use a red bag when you do number 2. >> still ahead the horror stories come to life with pictures and videos of what it was really like on board that ship. >> and it's the leading indicator of heart disease in men. the surprising symptom you may not be looking for coming your way. >> d
: president obama's annual meeting with the nation's governors came with a warning. he says the march 1 spending cuts will impact each of their states. everything from fewer firefighters and police to flight delays at the airport and less vaccines for children. >> and the longer these cuts are in place, the bigger the impact will become. >> reporter: but republicans say the president is making the cuts sound scarier than they are. they point out the $85 billion that will be slashed this year is just 3% of the federal budget. >> i think it is possible to cut less than 3% of the federal budget without causing these devastating consequences. i think you can achieve these reductions without, for example, jeopardizing children's access to vaccinations. >> reporter: congress is back in town after a week off leaving just four days to reach a compromise before the deadline. lawmakers are talking behind closed doors but the chance of a deal looks slim. democrats want a plan that includes some spending cuts and raises taxes on the richest americans but republ
is clearly altered, to >>> michelle obama's surprise oscar appearance looked difference in iran. state news showed her covered up. the photo is altered to include sleeves and a higher neckline. iran has laws that restrict showing images of the female body in the media. the white house by the way hasn't commented. >>> some new findings are putting a spotlight on young women and their chances of developing advanced breast cancer. dr. kim looks into why. that's coming up at 5:00. >>> all right, lawrence, one little last check of weather? >> weather is looking fantastic! i keep looking for raindrops, can't find any. a lot of sunshine into the afternoon, get outside and enjoy it. it is going to be warm up into the 60s. >> all right. sounds good. that's it for kpix 5 news at noon. have a great afternoon, everyone. captions by: caption colorado >> taylor: liam's coming back. >> steffy: liam... >> brooke: where's hope? >> liam: gone. >> brooke: what do you mean, "gone"? >> liam: i mean she left. >> brooke: you just let her go? >>
something. the speaker is doing nothing. >> they are speaking their mind. yesterday president obama rejected a republican plan that would give him the flexibility to allocate those $85 billion in spending cuts. democrats say higher taxes should be part of the solution. here in california, some predict the sequester cuts will cost the state 125,000 jobs and other losses including $670 million in federal grants, more than $3 billion in statewide military and defense revenue. >>> scary new numbers on breast cancer in young women. cases have tripled over the past 30 years. today dr. kim looks into why. >> reporter: researchers pored over data at the national cancer institute and made a startling discovery. since the 1970s, the number of young women diagnosed with deadly breast cancer is slowly but steadily going up. >> this terrible metastasized late stage breast cancer is actually increasing in young women. >> reporter: the number rose from roughly 250 cases in 1976 to 850 30 years later. dr. tina clark is with the cancer prevention institute of cali
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